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High-Paid CEOs Aren’t the Problem

Hear me out.

A scene from Charles Dickens’ first novel, in which Mr. Pickett and co. watch costumed people brawling over an election.
Credit: Thomas Peckett and Charles Dickens

The internet is awash right now with people yelling about CEO pay and Jeff Bezos going to space.

And while no doubt executives, corporations, and particularly Jeff Bezos all need to pay a lot more taxes, they’re not the real problem.

Once again, we’ve been tricked into targeting the wrong people.



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